Shannon Post Office
|Elevation||646 ft (197 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
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|GNIS feature ID||126626|
Shannon is a small unincorporated community located in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, between Birmingham and northwest Hoover named after John James Shannon, a mine operator. A post office first opened under the name Shannon in 1915. The town is home to a coal mine owned by the Drummond Company.
- "Shannon". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 126. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
- "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
- Anthony Effinger, Matthew Bristow, Alabama Billionaire Battles Murder Suits as Prices Ebb, Bloomberg Business, July 16, 2013
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